Litigation Legal Assistant

Omaha, NE 68144

Posted: 05/23/2023 Industry: Legal Job Number: AS41802555

Job Description

The Reserves Network has partnered with a Law office in Omaha NE, who is seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant to join their team. This law firm is a full-service firm with offices across Nebraska and Colorado, who have been in business for over 150 year. The professional excellence of the firm's lawyers has long been recognized by their clients and peers. In the past year, 29 of their lawyers have been included in one or more of the notable "best lawyers" lists published in the United States including Best Lawyers in America 2023.  For the litigation legal assistant opportunity, the successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 yrs general litigation experience and will have experience with legal terminology, preparation of legal docs, client intake, court filings. This amazing direct hire opportunity offers a salary range of $55,000 to $65,000 a year with no required overtime. 

Responsibilities of the Litigation Legal Assistant:
  • Prepare a variety of reports, memoranda, and legal documents.
  • Receive and transcribe legal dictation and proofread legal documents as required.
  • Open and maintain electronic legal files in accordance with firm policy and the legal practices of the specific attorney to whom the assistant is assigned.
  • With attorney supervision, prepare and file legal documents with courts and other agencies via runner or electronically.
  • Provide case management assistance.
  • Assist attorneys with timekeeping and client billing.
  • Compose a variety of correspondence and ensure that this correspondence is accurate, informative, and grammatically correct.
  • Communicate with others in firm regarding responsibilities, shared case management and/or other support as needed.
  • Review, sort, and date stamp incoming mail.
  • Ensure the effective delivery of outgoing mail, overnight deliveries, and facsimiles in a well-timed manner.
  • Schedule appointments, meetings, depositions, and other meetings.
  • Assist in scheduling of seminars, luncheons, and other functions as requested.
Qualifications of the Litigation Legal Assistant:
  • 3-7 years qualified prior experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
Benefits for a Litigation Legal Assistant:
  • M-F 8am-5pm
  • Direct Hire
  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision Insurance

The Reserves Network is a family-owned and veteran-founded company. Since 1984, we have been bringing employers and job seekers together in a variety of industries and positions. 

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